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2008-Mar-18, 11:40 PM
Europe's leading spacecraft manufacturer EADS Astrium, the builders of the Ariane rocket*(that launches many of Europe's space missions), has announced plans to mass produce the next generation of space planes. Developing*the design of a single-stage "rocket plane", the company believes there will be a demand for 10 spacecraft per year when the space tourism idea [...]

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2008-Mar-19, 12:03 PM
Another set of big plans with pretty pictures, just like when I was a kid... and a teen... and a young adult... and...

Yawn. Wake me when it actually happens.

2008-Jul-01, 12:05 AM
Lack of interest has put the kibosh on this according to space news.